The prize has been won. Healing can now begin in earnest. But don’t give away your heart just yet. There’s still deception in play that can bring the rug out from underneath your feet. Remove the rose-colored glasses and listen to your instincts.
Something isn’t right today and you already feel it. Don’t try to talk yourself into ignore your gut feelings. Just because someone is being nice and trying to make amends, doesn’t mean they’ve changed or they’ve abandoned their plans to cause harm.
It’s ok to want to think the best of people and have a positive compassionate attitude. But it must be balanced with a measure of caution and real honesty from within. Those rose glasses you’re wearing have gotten you into trouble in the past. Why do you think your instincts are less valid than others around you? Stop it! And listen to that gut feeling. Continue reading